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William Tripp

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Exeter, Washington County, RI, United States
Death: 1785 (72)
Immediate Family:

Son of Job Tripp, Sr. and Elizabeth Tripp
Husband of Mary Tripp
Father of Mary Tripp; Catherine Tripp; Bridgit Tripp and Thomas Tripp
Brother of Judge Job Tripp; Isaac Tripp; Mehitable Thomas; Benoni Tripp; Ann Moon and 5 others

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100. William TRIPP was born on 10 Oct 1712. He died after 1785. He was christened. He was buried. ! He was freeman in Exeter in 1749 (MacGunnigle, RI Freemen, 45) and was registered in these lists (Joseph Jencks Smith, New Index to Civil and Military Lists of Rhode Island (1907), 92,97,105,111,305,329,438): Kings Co. Militia 3rd Regt June 1742 from North Kingston. May 1743 from Exeter. Justice of Peace May 1744, May 1745 Exeter. Newport County Reg May 1774, Aug 1774, May 1776, June 1785. In Mar 1758 he was a first lieut in Capt Samuel Rose's Co. and was living in North Providence (Howard M. Chapin, Rhode Island in the Colonial Wars, A List of Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors in the Old French and Indian War, 1755-1762 (Providence 1918) 141. He was "of Newport" when he served as a captain in the FIWar (Valentine 85). He may be the "Captain Tripp, a Whig" left in Newport along with William Robinson after its capture by the British in 1776 (Dexter 2:133-4; Valentine 86), but he was not in the city by 1782. He was confused by Valentine with a younger William Tripp (#62i) who was a member of the congre- gation of the Rev. Ezra Stiles (Valentine 85-6, most of which is incorrect and not substantiated by Waldo Bible Rec or Randall). William Trip with 1 male over 16, 1 under 16 and one female is listed in Queensbury Town, Washington Co. NY 1n 1790. William and Mary Tripp of N. Kingstown sold land to John Sweet (both yeomen) dtd and ack 1 Apr 1742; rec 1 June 1751 with job Tripp Jr. as witness. (Tripp-Waldo Bible Records in Register 70:93 [1916], 1719 also given; Valentine 105 (date as 1719, 178; prob b. Newport or North Kingstown RI; Randall, Peleg Tripp 3; West Greenwich VR 1:10; Arnold 1:53,5:33 [m]).

He was married to Mary WILCOX on 12 Jul 1739 in , RI. Mary WILCOX was born about 1719 in , RI. She died on 31 Dec 1742 in , RI. She was christened. She was buried. !Waldo Bible Rec


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William Tripp's Timeline

October 10, 1712
Exeter, Washington County, RI, United States
May 12, 1740
Age 27
Exeter, Washington County, RI, United States
March 14, 1742
Age 29
Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Age 29
June 23, 1751
Age 38
Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Age 72